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Hummingbird Bread
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5 from 3 votes

Hummingbird Bread

Hummingbird bread is such a southern classic! If you love banana bread, you’re going to love this recipe. With bananas, pineapple and coconut, it’s a sweet treat everyone adores.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hummingbird bread, hummingbird bread recipe
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 280kcal
Author: Jill



  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 1/4 C brown sugar packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 C mashed bananas
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 8 oz can crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 C sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/3 C chopped pecans


  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 C chopped pecans



  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease two 8x4 loaf pans with pam spray
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and whisk until combined
  • Using a standing mixer, cream the butter and sugars until creamy and fluffy
  • Mix in the eggs and vanilla
  • Gradually mix in the dry ingredients and mix until combined. Batter will start to look really dry and crumbly
  • Add in the pineapple, coconut and pecans and mix until combined
  • Add in the mashed bananas
  • Pour batter into loaf pans and bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick or a knife comes out clean
  • Let sit on a wire rack to cool completely


  • Using a standing mixer, combine all ingredients except the pecans and mix until smooth and fluffy
  • Using a rubber spatula, scoop some of the cream cheese frosting onto a cooled loaf and frost
  • Sprinkle with some chopped pecans
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg